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Dreamland -- A young woman who lives in a desert trailer park must choose between caring for her hapless father and sick friend or fulfilling her own destiny.

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Release Date:
1 August 2007 (France) See more »
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Life blooms in extraordinary places.
Plot:
A young woman who lives in a desert trailer park must choose between caring for her hapless father and sick friend or fulfilling her own destiny. | Full synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(8 articles)
User Reviews:
Young woman's coming of age drama See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Agnes Bruckner ... Audrey

Kelli Garner ... Calista

Justin Long ... Mookie

John Corbett ... Henry

Gina Gershon ... Mary

Brian Klugman ... Abraham

Chris Mulkey ... Herb

Luce Rains ... Dreamer
Olive Bureker ... Aunt Sadie
Sherry Lynette ... Nurse

Jenny Gabrielle ... Truck Driver

Directed by
Jason Matzner 
 
Writing credits
Tom Willett 

Produced by
Joan G. Bostwick .... associate producer
Ed Cathell III .... co-producer
Peter Heller .... producer
Alan Hunter .... executive producer
Hugh Hunter .... executive producer
Archie Lamb .... executive producer
Doug Mankoff .... producer
Andrew Spaulding .... producer
Jessica Stamen .... co-producer
Amotz Zakai .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Anthony Marinelli 
Photek 
 
Cinematography by
Jonathan Sela (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Zene Baker 
 
Casting by
Shannon Makhanian 
 
Production Design by
Gustav Alsina 
 
Art Direction by
Matt Pennington 
 
Set Decoration by
Allan Lane 
 
Costume Design by
Jasminka Jesic 
 
Makeup Department
Lori Ann Baker .... hair department head
Lori Ann Baker .... makeup department head
Sara Bozik .... hair stylist
Sara Bozik .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Beau J. Genot .... post-production supervisor
Karen A. Harris .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claudio Ruben .... second assistant director
Marcia Woske .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Allan Lane .... property master
Amahl Lovato .... on-set dresser
 
Sound Department
David Brownlow .... production sound mixer
Kyle Clausen .... mix stage engineer
Mike Draghi .... sound re-recording mixer
Bridget Farrington .... foley artist
Walter New .... supervising sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric D. Anderson .... first assistant camera
Theodore Y. Bott .... best boy
David Cummings .... best boy grip
Greg Eichman .... gaffer
Hank Herrera .... key grip
Lewis Jacobs .... still photographer
Sam Mares .... camera loader
Vanessa Morehouse .... assistant camera
Corey Weintraub .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Claire Sandrin .... key costumer
 
Editorial Department
Aidan Stanford .... color timer
 
Music Department
Clint Bennett .... music producer
Clint Bennett .... music recordist
Clint Bennett .... scoring mixer
 
Transportation Department
Patrick A. Reynolds Jr. .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Aleah Ames .... production office coordinator
Paul Haag .... locations manager
Maggie Means .... production accountant
Mamie Mitchell .... script supervisor
Aimie Olson .... key medic
Aimie Olson .... mentor
Irwin M. Rappaport .... production attorney
Joshua Sallach .... production assistant
Gwyn Savage .... production assistant
Stan Torres .... assistant location manager
 
Thanks
Manuel Mendoza .... special thanks
Chuck Spurgeon .... special thanks
 

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Rated PG-13 on appeal for mature thematic elements, including drug content and sexuality
Runtime:
88 min
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Quotes:
Henry:There's a fine line between losing it and getting it.See more »
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References "The Jerry Springer Show" (1991)See more »
Soundtrack:
Fade into youSee more »

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32 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
Young woman's coming of age drama, 29 January 2006
Author: annette_s from United States

This film premiered at Sundance.

It is a beautifully photographed, sensitively presented, leisurely paced drama set in "Dreamland", a trailer park in New Mexico. Unlike most coming-of-age stories that focus on young males, this is one that centers on an 18-year old female. The main character, Audrey (Agnes Bruckner), is a recent high-school graduate who gets involved in a love triangle that includes her ailing best friend, Calista (Kelli Garner), and Mookie (Justin Long), a newcomer to Dreamland.

John Corbett's nuanced portrayal of Audrey's concerned but agoraphobic father is the best film acting he's done yet. The young actors all have good screen presences and create believable characters.

Although the main audience for this movie may be teen-aged girls, it may also be appealing to young men (Audrey and Calista look quite fetching as they hang out in a hot tub). The film may provide valuable insights to anyone who deals with teens and their issues--and it may strike an emotional chord with adults who went through loyalty or love-triangle issues when they were teens.

I saw it again at the Gen Art Film festival in NYC last night, and appreciated it even more the second time around. Most of the people in the audience (an almost full house at the Ziegfeld Theater) seemed to respond to it favorably, and the overall "buzz" sounded enthusiastic to me.

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